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Biden, Harris vow to ‘rebuild’ America post-Trump
Democratic US presidential nominee Joe Biden and his newly named running mate Kamala Harris appeared for the first time on their quest to oust President Donald Trump from the White House in the November 3, 2020 election © AFP / Olivier DOULIERY
Wilmington, United States, Aug 12 –...
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Biden picks Kamala Harris to be first black woman VP
Washington, United States, Aug 12 – Presidential hopeful Joe Biden named Senator Kamala Harris, a former rival in the White House race, as his running mate Tuesday, marking a historic first for American women of color.
Biden’s announcement capped a months-long search for a Democr...
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Pre-orders of COVID-19 vaccine top five billion
Countries and organisations that have announced advance agreements to acquire doses of COVID-19 vaccines © AFP / Simon MALFATTO
Washington, United States, Aug 11 – Although none of the coronavirus vaccines under development has proved its efficacy yet in clinical trials, at least...
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Man shot outside White House, Trump evacuated from press conference
US President Donald Trump was abruptly ushered out of a press conference by secret service agents, and later said that a person had been shot outside the White House © AFP / Brendan Smialowski
Washington, United States, Aug 10 – US Secret Service agents shot and wounded a man who...
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Trump moots hosting G7 summit after US election
Donald Trump had initially wanted to hold an in-person G7 summit in Washington in June © GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/AFP / ALEX WONG
Washington, United States, Aug 11 – US President Donald Trump on Monday suggested hosting the Group of Seven summit after the November presidential...
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US hits 5 million virus cases as Trump criticised over relief package
Despite COVID-19 fears, people enjoy warm summer weather at a beach near the Baltic Sea village of Binz, northern Germany © AFP / Christof STACHE
Washington, United States, Aug 9 – The United States on Sunday reached the extraordinary milestone of five million coronavirus cases a...
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Nagasaki marks 75 years since atomic bombing
Doves fly during a ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, at the city’s Peace Park © AFP / Philip FONG
Nagasaki, Japan, Aug 9 – The Japanese city of Nagasaki on Sunday commemorated the 75th anniversary of its destruction by a US atomic bomb, with...
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